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12 x Chateau Pontet Canet 2011, 5TH GCC

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This wine is currently ageing carefully in our cellar in France, in our temperature and humidity controlled facility. We now organise two monthly shipments from our French cellar to Singapore, providing more regular and consistent deliveries directly to your door. Please understand that you might observe a maximum delivery lead time of 3 weeks. Nonetheless, as customer experience is of the utmost importance to us, we'll try our best to minimise this delivery time. Do not hesitate to contact our customer service for more information if needed.

Case Size: x 0.75. Very deep color. Fresh aromas possessing an incredible purity, with mineral, fruit, and flower notes which come together harmoniously. In the mouth the wine shows impressive finesse with silky tannins.

  • VINTAGE: 2011

    GRAPE: Merlot 35%, Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Cabernet Franc 4%, Petit-Verdot 1%

    ORIGIN: France - Bordeaux

    TASTE PROFILE: Robust Red - Powerful & Bold

    DELICIOUS WITH: Beef, Lamb, Game, Poultry

    SERVING TEMPERATURE:16 to 18°C

    IDEAL FOR: Dinner, Romantic dinner, Special occasion, Impress

    SIZE: 0.75

    EXPERT RATINGS: 93 - Robert Parker

    THE STORY: Jean Francois Pontet, Royal Master of the Horse in the early 18th Century, bought and consolidated several plots of land located northwest of Pauillac. Several years later, in 1750, his descendants bought neighboring vineyards in an area named "Canet", thus creating one of the largest estates in the entire Medoc. Chateau Pontet-Canet's topography and soil predestined it to produce great wine. In 1865, the noted wine shipper Hermann Cruse acquired the chateau and its 120 hectares of vones. The Cruse dynasty provided the financial means to make one of the greatest wines in the Medoc. In 1975, Guy Tesseron, solidly implanted in the Cognac region, and owner of Lafon Rochet in St-Estephe, purchsed Pontet-Canet. Assisted by his son Alfred, he has done much to develop the reputation of this famous classified growth. "Quality" is the key word in the vineyard and cellars.

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